Sacramento Clean Cities News
Tech & Spec Webinar Schedule
Sacramento Clean Cities “Tech & Spec” Webinar Series 11am - 12 noon
What fleet managers, lead technicians and specification writers need to know
  • 7/22/20 - Specifying and maintaining commercial EVs for maximum uptime
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  • Additional webinars coming soon will include:
  • Heavy-duty EV Drivetrains and EVSE
  • Natural gas fuel system maintenance and certification
  • Natural gas infrastructure 
  • Heavy-duty natural gas vehicles
  • Hydrogen Infrastructure
  • Propane near-zero emission drivetrains Class 3 - Class 7
NAFA's Institute & Expo
NAFA’s Institute & Expo will be a virtual event in 2020, running from September 14 - 17 and featuring guided chat sessions, peer and industry networking, and virtual exhibit hall. Member registration is $299, non-member registration is $599. 
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
US Gain Installs Natural Gas Fueling Station
US GAIN , a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, and major supplier of Renewable Natural Gas to the state of California has installed a modular natural gas fueling station for Testa Produce in Chicago. 
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US Gain Commissioned Another Anaerobic Digester
US GAIN has also just commissioned another anaerobic digester that will supply California with significant additional renewable natural gas, using bovine waste from a large dairy in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. 
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Toyota RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid
Toyota , a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, is introducing the RAV4 “Prime,” a Plug-in Hybrid with 42 miles of battery-electric range and a 38mpg gasoline engine. 
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NGVi Training For Natural Gas Vehicle Technicians
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, NGVi , will produce their “Training for Natural Gas Vehicle Technicians” series - a full range of training from basics through fuel system and tank certification . October 6,7,8,& 9 in Sacramento. 

Alternative Fuel Insight
Tesla Semi
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that he expects to begin commercial production of the Tesla Semi soon. The Semi has been spotted picking up cars at the Fremont factory for delivery elsewhere, Semi’s delivering batteries from Reno to Fremont have been spotted in the past. 
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I-5 Electric Highway
The West Coast Clean Transit Corridor Initiative Study recommends 27 massive DC fast chargers on I-5 from Mexico to Canada and another 41 on connecting highways to accommodate the growing number of heavy-duty electric trucks. 
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Land Rover Hydrogen Fuel Cell
Jaguar’s Land Rover division is moving forward with commercial development of their hydrogen fuel cell drivetrain. They have concluded that fuel cells are the way to achieve zero-emission range for larger, heavier vehicles without overly-large battery packs.
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Daimler Fuel Cell Developments
Truck manufacturing giant Daimler is moving forward with commercial fuel cell development in Stuttgart Germany and Vancouver Canada with investments in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities.
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World's First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Excavator
International construction equipment giant, JCB, has built the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell excavator, a 52,450 pound, 173hp tracked machine with a 22 foot digging depth. 
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Mayor's Climate Commission Adopts New Zero Carbon Report
At the most recent meeting of the “Mayor’s Climate Commission,” a report to reach zero carbon by 2045 was unanimously adopted. The “Mayor’s Climate Commission” is a joint project of the cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento.
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Test Cycles To Determine Fuel Economy
The EPA uses five defined dynamometer test cycles to derive the fuel economy that ends up posted on the window sticker of every new vehicle. 
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Refineries Report
For the week ending 6/26/20, refineries in California produced 274,344 gallons of gasoline and 76,944 gallons of diesel. This represents INCREASE in gasoline production of 9%, and a 5% INCREASE in diesel production from last week. 
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